Professional misconduct experts
If you’re a healthcare professional faced with an HCPC investigation or registration issues, you need specialist legal advice right away. Our solicitors can advise and represent you from initial referral all the way through to sanction reviews in the event things ever get that far.
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Do I need a solicitor for an HCPC investigation?
It’s a sad fact of life that even the most dedicated healthcare professionals can find themselves with Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration problems or facing an HCPC investigation. Naturally, this is a desperately uncomfortable situation for you to be in, and one where you need specialist help right away.
That’s because if you’ve been referred to the HCPC, the array of possible sanctions has the potential to severely damage or even ending your career.
It’s good to know that our specialist disciplinary and regulatory defence solicitors have extensive experience of HCPC investigations and disciplinary proceedings.
This offers you the assurance of knowing that we’re here to help you from the moment you’re made aware of a referral, providing the specialist legal advice and representation you need throughout the , preliminary hearings, interim orders panel hearings, conduct and competence committee hearings and sanction reviews.
That holds true for everything from registration issues to allegations of poor professional competence or even allegations of serious misconduct.
Crucially, achieving a fair outcome following an HCPC investigation is easier when you’ve specialist representation from the outset. If you’ve become aware of being referred to the HCPC you should contact us right away.
How much does legal help for an HCPC investigation cost?
In some cases, the cost of your defence and during an HCPC investigation or competence committee hearing may be funded by your union or by an insurance policy. We can help you to access this funding; or where this isn’t possible, we may be able to offer you fixed fee representation backed up with an affordable payment plan.
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